PM Modi Wraps Up Africa Tour, Reaches Home

PM Modi Wraps Up Africa Tour, Reaches Home
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a five-day tour of Africa. The Prime Minister is in Mozambique and will visit South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya.

 
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PM Modi Leaves For India After Concluding Four-Nation Tour
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for home after concluding his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent.


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We are also donating essential medicines, and medical equipment for Kenya's public health system.

India and Kenya are connected by the Indian ocean. We both have strong maritime traditions. The MoU on defence cooperation signed just a while ago will improve institutional cooperation between our defence establishments.

President and I recognize that terrorism and the rapid spread of radical ideologies pose a common challenge to our people, our countries, our region and the whole world.
Jul 11, 2016 15:15 (IST)
We look forward to the early implementation of the Indian lines of credit for agri-mechanisation, textiles, and development of the small and medium scale industries.

We also encourage the progress in the power line under the Indian line of credit to the tune of 60 million dollars. Kenya's highly successful geo thermal sector is something we would like to partner in.

I understand that health care is your Presidents key priority. India can join hands with your priorities to build an efficient and affordable healthcare system.

Jul 11, 2016 15:11 (IST)
Our innovations are relavant not just to our societies, they also help improve lives in other developing countries.

The multi-faceted development partnership is a key pillar of our bilateral relationship.

Our development priorities are more or less aligned. As a true partner, India is ready to help and assist Kenya in achieving its development objectives.

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PM Modi Addresses India-Kenya Joint Statement In Nairobi


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PM Modi and President Kenyatta hold restricted talks


Jul 11, 2016 13:16 (IST)
PM Modi receives ceremonial honours at the State House in Nairobi


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PM Modi pays tribute to Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, first President of Kenya.


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The world acknowledges the prowess of our space scientists who just launched 20 satellites in one go, says PM Modi

Jul 10, 2016 22:33 (IST)
They made fun of me when I spoke about toilets from the Red Fort: PM Modi
They said why is the PM talking about something so small. For years people have talked big from the Red Fort. I changed everything. I spoke about the common man.
Jul 10, 2016 22:25 (IST)
World is facing an economic crisis but India is growing at a quick pace: PM Modi

  • Despite drought like situation for past two years, we have been able to project 7.6 % growth rate
  • But we won't be stopping here, we have to attain 8% growth rate, for which we are taking various measures.
Jul 10, 2016 22:16 (IST)
People in the world today look at India in a way which makes us Indians feel proud
Jul 10, 2016 22:11 (IST)
India's real ambassadors are my Indian brothers and sisters spread all over the world: PM Modi

  1. I have visited so many countries but never have I heard any complaint from governments about Indians living in their countries
  2. The external affairs ministry has limited power to unite Indians. The real power lies in every Indian
  3. That is why when we talk about strengthening Africa-India ties, we also think of the well-being of the entire world
Jul 10, 2016 22:04 (IST)
Africa is very vital for India. Our journeys have been shared: PM Modi

  • You have made this land your own and are contributing to this nation's progress
  • We hosted the India-Africa Summit where heads of state of African nations came to India
   
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  • In Kenya I have experienced the full diversity of India and all its fragrances.
  • I salute the organisers for organising this event in such a fine way keeping minute details in mind
  • Decades ago, our ancestors came here (Kenya) as labourers, many may have not got an opportunity to come to India
Jul 10, 2016 21:53 (IST)

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PM Modi will address the Indian community in Kenyan capital shortly.

Jul 10, 2016 21:26 (IST)
As his winds up his four-nation Africa tour, PM Narendra Modi lands in Kenya.

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India Extends $92 Million Line Of Credit To Tanzania
India extended its full support to Tanzania to meet its development needs and signed five agreements, including one for providing a Line of Credit of $92 million in the water resources sector.


Jul 10, 2016 15:28 (IST)
Watch: In Tanzania, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Drums A New Beat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's skills as a drummer were on full display in Dar-es-Salaam as he along with Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli played the traditional drums for a minute.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with women trained in vocational skills under India's developmental support in Tanzania.
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India's cooperation with Tanzania will always be as per your needs and priorities, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jul 10, 2016 14:01 (IST)
Human resource development is an area of your priority where India is willing to to offer all possible assistance, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tanzania
Jul 10, 2016 14:00 (IST)
Public Health is another important area. We are ready to supply medicines and equipment to meet healthcare priorities of the Tanzanian government, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tanzania
Jul 10, 2016 13:59 (IST)
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We have signed agreement on water supply projects in Zanzibar and are working on others in 17 cities under concessional LOCs, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tanzania
Jul 10, 2016 13:56 (IST)
We are old maritime neighbors and have fought colonialism and racial oppression together, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tanzania
Jul 10, 2016 13:55 (IST)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Holds Talks With Tanzanian President John Magufuli
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Tanzanian President John Magufuli on a wide range of issues aimed at boosting ties in the African continent, particularly in the economic sphere.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President John Magufuli first held restricted talks before holding delegation-level parleys
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded a ceremonial welcome in Dar es Salaam
Jul 10, 2016 02:03 (IST)

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Jul 09, 2016 22:03 (IST)
More pictures from Durban reception:
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While our challenges in the 21st century may have changed, our developmental concerns are common: PM Modi

  • In our inter-dependent world India's growth story is one of the brightest spots
Jul 09, 2016 20:12 (IST)
PM Modi on cricket: Being in South Africa, and especially in Durban, If I don't talk about cricket it would be a no ball!



  • The passion and love for this game runs wide and deep in our societies.
  • And, cricket has been an important part of our relations
Jul 09, 2016 19:58 (IST)
Thank you very much, for your wonderful welcome to this beautiful city: PM Modi at the civic reception in Durban

  • One of the hallmarks of this beautiful nation is its vibrant diversity
  • Durban is the largest Indian city outside India. It is home to the largest population of people of Indian origin in South Africa
  • The sufferings of early generations of Indians under the apartheid and colonial rule are well known
  • The history of our people to people ties provides a strong foundation to build our modern day partnership
Jul 09, 2016 19:54 (IST)
Now that's called a fusion of two nations:

Jul 09, 2016 19:52 (IST)
Special reception in PM Modi's Honour by the Mayor of Durban.


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PM Modi interacts with a group of South African Alumni of Indian institutions.


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Meanwhile,

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PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Phoenix Settlement.


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This place (Pietermaritzburg) marks the transformation of "Mohandas" into "Mahatma", says PM Narendra Modi.
Jul 09, 2016 15:45 (IST)

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South Africa has fought a long battle and India has been a part of that struggle. Today both countries are working shoulder to shoulder for development, says PM Narendra Modi
Jul 09, 2016 15:44 (IST)
South Africa journey has been a 'tirth yatra' for me. I have visited all three places, significant in India's history, says PM Narendra Modi
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Another place that the PM will visit is Phoenix Settlement, which is very closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi.
Jul 09, 2016 11:31 (IST)

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In the evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a Civic Reception at Durban City Hall hosted by the High Commissioner and Mayor of Durban.
Jul 09, 2016 03:08 (IST)

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PM Modi greets his fellow Indian community members after concluding his speech in Johannesburg.




Jul 09, 2016 00:14 (IST)
Big Challenges Of Our Time


Jul 09, 2016 00:13 (IST)
You can connect to me in many ways. I am pretty active on social media. I also invite you to download the Narendra Modi app, says PM Modi while addressing the Indian Community in
Johannesburg
Jul 09, 2016 00:12 (IST)
India-South Africa Partnership Benefits:

In February this year we launched e-visa for South Africa. You can get visa sitting at home on your email and that too at no cost.
Jul 09, 2016 00:05 (IST)
With the birth of the rainbow nation, began a new and glorious chapter in our ties: PM Modi

  • We both have a young population
  • 2/3 of people in India below the age of 35
  • Similar is the story in African continent and South Africa
  • India is ready to join you in this journey. Our business partnerships are already doing well
Jul 09, 2016 00:04 (IST)
Today India's story can be conveyed in four letters H-O-P-E


Jul 09, 2016 00:04 (IST)
India like South Africa is a Young Nation:

The energy and the drive of our 800 million youth fuels the ambition and aspiration of the entire country. We want them to be the engine that pulls India's economy and society. That's why we are working in campaign mode to skill India's youth.

Jul 08, 2016 23:57 (IST)
We are shaping a policy framework that strengthens India's ability to trade with other nations


  • India registered a healthy growth rate of 7.6 per cent. And we are planning to grow at more than 8% in the years ahead. Transformation that aimed to uplift India's 1.25 billion people in 500 cities and its 600,000 villages.
  • We want enterprises to flourish, enterprises to grow and the country to rise
  • We want it to be driven by state of the art infrastructure
  • We are also shaping a digital revolution

Jul 08, 2016 23:55 (IST)

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India today is a land of opportunity and one of the brightest spots on the global economy.

Jul 08, 2016 23:50 (IST)
Mahatma Gandhi believed he was reborn on this great land. In his farewell to South Africa, he said "this continent has become sacred and dear to me next only to my motherland. I leave the shores of South Africa with a heavy heart and the distance will separate me from South Africa but it will draw me close and its welfare will be a matter of great concern."
Jul 08, 2016 23:47 (IST)
These 2 men were inspiration for all the mankind

  • The Mahatma led India's march to freedom from the British which led to modern India.
  • The forgiveness of Nelson Mandela and his long march to freedom have given birth to the rainbow nation
Jul 08, 2016 23:46 (IST)
I salute you all and the countless others dedicated to this great country

  • You are the proud sons and daughters of Indian heritage
  • You are the hard-working and loyal citizens of South Africa
  • You form a unique bond between our two great nations


Jul 08, 2016 23:41 (IST)
Not many of you may recognise, but there is one contribution of your ancestors that you should be proud of- Your ancestors were among the first to leave the shores of India: PM Modi


Jul 08, 2016 23:34 (IST)
When I look at you, I am reminded of the suffering and bravery of your ancestors: PM Modi in Johannesburg
  • Centuries ago our ancestors travelled to the unknown shores of South Africa. They faced hardship and poverty, yet they endured and kept going.
  • Under the apartheid isolation, they not only preserved their culture, tradition and language. They have new winds to flourish.

Jul 08, 2016 23:33 (IST)


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On Narendra Modi App I received thousands of useful suggestions for today's speech
  • Before starting my visit I had personally emailed to you asking for suggestions on today's speech
  • This will help me enrich my interaction with you today
Jul 08, 2016 23:29 (IST)
From across the vast Indian Ocean I bring with me the warm friendship and best wishes of 1.25 billion Indians
Jul 08, 2016 23:27 (IST)
The crowd chants Modi, Modi, as he speaks.


Jul 08, 2016 23:25 (IST)
It is a pleasure to be here in South Africa: PM Modi

  • It is a matter of great joy for me to come here. You have come here from far to bless me. I am very grateful to you
  • You have taken time out to come and meet me. I thank you for that
  • Thank you for welcoming me with such warmth and affection
  • Your love and affection makes my visit to this great country all the more special

Jul 08, 2016 23:22 (IST)
PM Modi begins his address at the Johannesburg stadium with a Namaste.


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Before community reception in Johannesburg, PM Modi pays a visit to the Nelson Mandela Foundation


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PM Modi's latest pictures from South Africa
Jul 08, 2016 19:46 (IST)
Our socio-eco challenges are more or less same: PM Modi


  • We can work together in a number of areas from defence to dairy from hardware to software from medicine to medical tourism from soft skills to science and technology
  • We are uniquely positioned to complement each other
Jul 08, 2016 19:41 (IST)
India is seen as engine of global growth: PM Modi 
  • In 2014-15, India contributed 12.5% of global growth
  • 65% higher than share of the global economy
  • FDI has been highest ever this year
  • World Bank, International Monetary Fund, other institutions have projected even greater growth in coming days
Jul 08, 2016 19:40 (IST)
Take a look at why South Africa is India's key trade and investment partner


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I have been advocating three Ps for India: Public Sector, Private Sector and People's Partnership, says PM Modi
Jul 08, 2016 19:34 (IST)
Our relations are built on strong foundation of history: PM Modi in Pretoria
  • Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi brought political freedom.It is the time to work for economic freedom now
  • Our countries have marched on the path of development.We are important BRICS economies. People at home and world at large have great exceptions
  • Tremendous scope as India and South Africa strengthen their eco fundamentals. We must look at ways to diversify our trade basket
Jul 08, 2016 19:32 (IST)
PM Narendra Modi addresses India-South Africa business meet.
Jul 08, 2016 15:59 (IST)
Terrorism is a shared threat, President Jacob Zuma and I agreed that we must be vigilant and cooperate to combat terrorism, regionally and globally, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jul 08, 2016 15:58 (IST)
Climate change is a shared concern and ISA can be an effective platform for promoting solar energy, I thank President Jacob Zuma for South Africa's partnership, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jul 08, 2016 15:56 (IST)

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There is potential to expand our business and investment ties further in areas of minerals, mining, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in South Africa
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Stood together in our common fight against colonialism and racial subjugation, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jul 08, 2016 15:50 (IST)
This visit is an opportunity to pay homage to two greatest human souls - Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jul 08, 2016 15:49 (IST)
India and South Africa have nurtured strong people to people ties, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jul 08, 2016 15:47 (IST)
We would also congratulate India for active participation in UN sponsored peace missions in Africa, says President Jacob Zuma
Jul 08, 2016 15:46 (IST)
We continue to work closely with India for reform of UN and its organs, especially the Security Council, says President Jacob Zuma
Jul 08, 2016 15:44 (IST)
We will build on the priority areas like to build on the sustainable use of oceans, says President Jacob Zuma
Jul 08, 2016 15:43 (IST)
A simplification of visa rules with India is underway, says President Jacob Zuma
Jul 08, 2016 15:42 (IST)
South Africa and India will continue to partner on a global level, says President Jacob Zuma
Jul 08, 2016 15:41 (IST)
South Africa values partnership in skill development, youths studying in India: President Jacob Zuma
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PM Narendra Modi today arrived in South Africa as part of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent, particularly in the economic sphere.


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Jul 07, 2016 15:59 (IST)
Highlights Of PM Modi's Statement On Cooperation With Mozambique

Jul 07, 2016 15:57 (IST)
India, a trusted friend and reliable partner for Mozambique: PM Modi

  • India and Mozambique are connected by the Indian ocean
  • It is an ocean of great economic opportunities
  • At COP21, India led a major effort to take up solar energy
  • We greatly value Mozambique's partnership in this alliance
  • India will be a trusted friend and reliable partner for Mozambique
Jul 07, 2016 15:54 (IST)
India and Mozambique's Security Relationship

Jul 07, 2016 15:53 (IST)
PM Modi On Terrorism in the World

Terrorism is the gravest threat facing the world today. India, Mozambique are at equal risk
Jul 07, 2016 15:52 (IST)
PM Modi on Mozambique citizens' Ancestry in India

  • About 20,000 Mozambique citizens can trace their ancestors to India
  • They are a living bridge between our two countries
  • I am also looking forward to our interactions with students who have studied in India


Jul 07, 2016 15:50 (IST)
Mozambique already one of the gateways for Indian investments into Africa: PM Modi
  • Mozambique has already been one of the gateways for Indian investments into Africa
  • Our partnership is also driven by a convergence of capacities and interests
  • Today we agreed to put this cooperation (agriculture and production) on the fast track]
  • We are also partnering in food security. Mozambique will help India's requirement for pulses
  • Will also help long-term farming tehcniques, employment, in this country

Jul 07, 2016 15:47 (IST)
PM Modi's First Address In Mainland Africa
  • Today I am delighted to be in Mozambique as first destination in mainland Africa
  • Our shared struggles and suffering under colonial rule bring our countries together
  • India was one of the strongest supporters of Mozambican independence
Jul 07, 2016 15:45 (IST)
PM Modi Gives Joint Press Statement In Mozambique

We have prepared a booklet to help Indian investors invest in Mozambique


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PM Modi with Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi

Jul 07, 2016 13:31 (IST)
PM Narendra Modi's Ceremonial Welcome At The Presidential Office In Maputo

Jul 07, 2016 13:15 (IST)
PM Modi Receives Ceremonial Welcome In Mozambique

Jul 07, 2016 10:34 (IST)
PM Modi's Schedule in Mozambique

PM Modi is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi.

He will also meet with Veronica Macomo, President of Mozambique's National Assembly.

His other programmes in the day include an interaction with students at the Science and Technology Park, Maluana, and an Indian community reception.

He will leave for South Africa in the evening.
Jul 07, 2016 09:51 (IST)
The visit to Mozambique will strengthen India’s bond with Mozambique: PM

PM Modi on his official twitter handle said, that the visit will strengthen India's bond with Mozambique: PM
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Jul 07, 2016 09:36 (IST)
PM Modi arrives in Mozambique

PM Modi arrives in Mozambique, his first stop in four-nation tour.


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Jul 07, 2016 00:48 (IST)
PM Narendra Modi leaves for a four-nation tour of Africa.
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